Family of Bruce International, Inc.

 

Family of Bruce International, Inc. is a non-profit organization established to create and promote kinship amongst its family members and to encourage interest in the Family of Bruce and its history. Membership is open to persons who qualify by surname, by descent, or by recognized septs: Carlysle, Carruthers, Crosbie, Randolph, and Stenhouse. It is the only such organization recognized by the hereditary chief of the Name of Bruce, The Right Honorable the Earl of Elgin and Kincardine.

Information on this organization was formed October 2005 from Bruce International (founded 1984) and Family of Bruce Society.

CHIEF
The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Elgin and Kincardine KT

 
 
High Commissioner
Richard Bruce, FSA Scot
Richard Bruce  
 
Personal Representative and Honorary Member
Duncan A. Bruce
 
 
Lieutenant to the Chief
Thomas Allen Bruce, CStJ, FSA Scot
Thomas Allen Bruce
 
PRESIDENT
William Bruce
 
VICE PRESIDENT
Don Bruce
 
SECRETARY
Polly Bruce Tilford

I live in Bloomington, Indiana with my husband of 40+ years, John. Our son, Aaron, lives in New York City and daughter Sarah has passed. My interests are traveling, military history, singing, and gardening. I am a Great Highland Bagpiper and Scottish Country dancer. In addition to being Secretary to FOBII, I am on the board for the Scottish Society of Greater Bloomington, Area 10 Senior games, and a member and editor of the newsletter at New Unionville Baptist Church. I am very proud of my Scottish heritage.

 
TREASURER
Steve Bruce

Steve Bruce served as Treasurer of The Family of Bruce Society of America from 2001-2005. When it merged with Bruce International, in 2005, he continued to serve as Treasurer of The Family of Bruce International, Inc. Steve and Bonnie Bruce have been married over 40 years, have two grown sons. After living around the world with the Marine Corps and U.S. Department of State, they currently live in Gainesville, Georgia. Steve retired as a Master Sergeant from the U.S. Marine Corps in 1986. Steve worked as an Intelligence Analyst and Project Manager in the Defense Industry, and in the Information Technology Department of Northeast Georgia Medical Center where he retired in 2010. In addition to his ongoing service with the Family of Bruce International, he is an active member of the Marine Corps League, Toys for Tots, and the Marine Embassy Guard Association.

 
Operations Officer
Deborah Bruce Gottlieb

 
PRESIDENT EMERITUS
Rex A. Bruce

Born 7-9-28 in Bloomington, Indiana, married with two children, four grandchildren. Founded Bruce International, 1980, and loyal to our chief, Rt. Hon. Lord Elgin of Scotland.

Rex Bruce
 
Editor of Blue Lion
Deborah Bruce Gottlieb
 
 
COMMISSIONERS
 
At-large
Rex A. Bruce
Rex Bruce
 
 
California
Roger Kelly
 
Colorado
Richard Bruce, Littleton, Colorado
Richard Bruce
 
New England
Charles F. Bruce III
 
Oklahoma
Marlo Alexander
 

(Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin)
William Bruce, FSA Scot

William is married to Phyllis and has two grown sons, both in academia. They now raise rescue Shetland Sheep Dogs, currently "The Bruce's Robby of the Burns". They are both retired from their professions, also in academia, and enjoy traveling, photography and volunteer work.

 
Texas
John Carlisle, Plano, TX
 
Virginia
Gerald Cousins Sr., Aylett, VA
 
Southeast
Deborah Bruce Gottlieb
 
Australia Contacts:
Chris Bruce - Australia
 
CREST:
A lion statant with tail extended azure, armed and langued gules
The Crest and Arms belong to the chief and can only be used by him. Use of the Crest surrounded by a buckled belt is acceptable.
 
ARMS:
Or, a saltire and chief gules, on a canton argent a lion rampant azure
MOTTO:
FUIMUS - We have been
Bruce shield


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